To gain honor more quickly, you can hold banquets, the more types of banquet goods used, the more honor you will receive. You also gain honor by destroy threats to your parish and by defending successfully against the various enemies that attack you. There are also a variety of strategy cards which will help you increase your passive honor, increase the honor from banquets, as well as give you a boost to your honor points. Additionally, as a new player you can pledge yourself to a liege lord.